Torrential rain added a touch of slapstick to the proceedings when the Queen Mother went to a special welcoming rodeo in - notorious for its downpours.
GV. The crowded stadium.
LTV.towards The Queen Mother's car arriving.
TV. Queen Mother getting out of car and being greeted.
LV. Queen Mother mounting the dais and waving to the crowds.
LTV. Steer riding.
STV. Another man attempting to ride a steer. (the man stays on).
SV. Crowd watching.
STV. Another steer rider (the man comes off into a large pool of water).
SV. Pan. Showing the awning full of rain water, pan to crowd.
LTV. Another steer rider (the man stays on)
LTV. Ditto. (the man falls off immediately after the steer is let loose).
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Background: Torrential rain added a touch of slapstick to the proceedings when the Queen Mother went to a special welcoming rodeo in - notorious for its downpours. Steers with a sense of humour made sure that their would-be riders ended up in the biggest pool in the showground. Rain or no, there was no damping the enthusiasm of the large crowd and no lack of sincerity in the welcome afforded the Queen Mother by members of the Royal National Association, who arranged the function.